Why the anti-Semitism present in other recent protests almost kept me from this important one
Boycott and Divestment organizers protest an Israeli freighter’s arrival in Oakland, but the course they’ve set leads into an abyss
Israel may face a wrenching choice between its democracy and Jewishness. And that’s normal.
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
The black protagonists of ABC’s new show are proud, successful professionals. Why is it so hard for Jewish characters to follow suit?
Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey
In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
Plus legitimate and bastard offspring, slaves, and distinctions between Jews, non-Jews, and half-Jews
When I found pornography in my Talmudic mentor’s desk, I felt betrayed. What did it say about him—or about all of us?
There’s only one song on it
A freedom-themed playlist for however you’re celebrating Independence Day
Classics from Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand, and, of course, Mariah Carey
Beyonce’s new album has everything you need for the perfect party soundtrack
New music from Britney Spears, One Direction, and more
Classics from Don McLean, Adam Sandler, the Maccabeats, and more
New music from Santigold, Blood Orange, and Death Grips
New music from Lady Gaga, Drake, and the Killers
New music by Eminem, M.I.A., and Connan Mockasin
New music by Arcade Fire, Sky Ferreira, and Robert Glasper
The dish was a staple for Sephardic Jews during the Spanish Inquisition
Kira Kazantsev, child of Russian immigrants, cites community's support
Israel Story, Episode 4: When a hobby becomes a calling—from a freelance hitman in Eilat to a Knesset groupie in Herzliya
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
New York Festival of Song’s Steven Blier’s latest program showcases Freud’s influence on the Golden Age of German lieder